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it may get worse before it gets better and will do better. city and top officials are trying to reassure and, dallas residence after a second health-care worker tested positive for the people of irish. president obama has canceled a trip so that he can meet the cabinet agencies working to coordinate the federal evil response. good afternoon everyone. we welcome our viewers are watching us around the country. so far all we know about this new patient is that she is single she
lives alone and she has no pets. >> have very limited information at this point. we have learned that the second worker was on a flight from cleveland to dallas the day before she reported having symptoms. reaching out to passengers who flew with her and frontier airlines flight two days ago. the second case has many wondering about the texas hospitals ability to handle evil. another health care worker who also treated thomas eric duncan. same hospital that initially sent him home even billy had a fever. ground zero for the ebola outbreak. today texas health presbyterian hospital officials tried to reassure dallas residents about the ability to
handle people and protect employees. i do not think we have a systematic institutional problem. we're looking at every element of our personal equipment. we did not have an answer for this right now. we are looking at every possible angle. 77 health-care workers came in contact. to have come in contact and been tested positive. the other 75 were being monitored for symptoms. this may not be the end. we're preparing contingencies for more. that is a very real possibility. this is a very fluid situation. this is just now developing. the latest patient is being transferred to emory hospital. president obama was supposed to attend some events in new jersey and connecticut this afternoon. he has
postponed those plans so he can hold a white house meeting. >> we of course will have comments. >> cook county morgue is preparing for possible ebola cases. he is making sure all cdc updates are passed along to staff and funeral directors. where we might become involved as if there was a home death of somebody who had flu like symptoms and we did not know. no one knows what they died of. uninstructed investigators if they do come across that setting did a very detailed travel history if the person has been to the african countries are had contact with them. in that kind of case what we would do is transport the body. but follow guidelines. we will
also follow the recommendations not to do an autopsy. we've just take samples and send them to the cdc for analysis. also says he has been meeting with the department of public health to stay up-to-date on the deadly virus. liberian health care unions have called off their strike over pay and working conditions. the strike began on monday. national health workers association of liberia says they decided to end the walkout today on humanitarian grounds. more than 3400 people have been killed. the nation's hardest hit by the ebola outbreak in west africa. you can find out much more information and updates to this developing health story. >> check go past reports and new details. chicago >> please send this to getting the death of a man whose body
was found in a dumpster. the body was discovered just before noon. that is in the jefferson park neighborhood. police a man was white and appeared to be in his '40's. authorities have not said how they think he died. the woman's mother and husband have been found murdered at separate locations. police may never find out the answers because the woman has died of organ failure. found in a garage in chicagos neighborhood. the tribune reports both legs were severed above or below the nailhe is. police were called to her home in indiana last month for a medical emergency. after forcing their way inside officers found him sitting in a chair with a gun near by. the was rushed to the hospital but died
the next day. police later found a woman's body buried in his backyard. the woman had been shot. believe to be a teen mother. awaiting dna tests to positively identify the body. police in chicago and indiana say they're sharing information to try to solve both murders. >> need your help finding a suspect in two bank robberies. these pictures show the same woman committing to a different bank robbers. the picture on the left shows the women who loved a bank yesterday just before noon. police say it is the same woman in the picture on the right. >> a property-tax will not go up your cable bill will increase under the budget plan for next year. live at city hall with details. as you heard the they are holding the line on property
taxes. no new gas taxes or sales taxes in this election year budget. the hefty boost in parking garage taxes to help fund beefed up popple repairs. nearly all of the funding for this critical expansion will come from those who park in downtown garages or airports. including suburbanites and taurus. the mayor appointing to the record window. needs revenue. visitors to chicago bearing the brunt of a 2 percent hike and an already hefty parking rush tax. the mere unveiling his 2015 budget before a special session of the chicago city council. many older than grumbling that that had little to no input and did not even see a copy of the mayor's address until he started talking. critics say the budget kicks the can down the road when it comes to underfunded police
and fire pension. the mayor's budget raises revenue with what amounts to an increase in the cable television amusement tax taking it up to 9%. skybox owners in chicago stadiums will see an end to their tax exemption. soon to be 22% on weekdays. a 20 percent tax on weekends. those vehicles will see taxes jumped to 9%. emmanuel's opponent in the mayoral election: the mayor's budget election year fluff. no solutions to long term debt. no reform and sticking the bill to our retirees. as mayor and his budget shortchanges chicagos long term future. i heard a lot of stuff about the last three years and what was done in washington d.c.. it was very hard to gauge how
we're going to tackle the real problems that we face in the neighborhoods. >> manual getting some push back from alderman. the mayor appointing to the budget deficit that he inherited from his predecessor. the city's structural deficit has been reduced to $297 million. that is almost half of all it was three years ago. >> the governor squared off in a debate. campaign advertisements factored heavily and last night's contest. accused clinton of decisions that have worsened illinois social services and job opportunities. >> he wants to tax garbage collection families that might hire someone to help
them adopted child or make a will. that is what the tax is all about. you're running an advertisement placed upon is a false accusation in a frivolous lawsuit those thrown out in court by a judge who dismissed it on >> taking a false and accusation and spinning it into an advertisement because you cannot run on the truth. the two candidates have one more debate scheduled. that is next monday. a damage statue that pays tribute to fall on chicago police officer will be repaired today. have been damaged twice in the past week. the artist to decorated it will begin repainting it today. the stature remembers the officer. a collection of up to 100 identical statues individually painted by local artists and placed around the city. statues will be auctioned off in december. proceeds will go to the memorial foundation.
schools are closed again today. negotiations to end the teachers' strike will resume this afternoon. >> to hundreds of people attended last night's school board meeting. many of those who spoke in the meeting expressed anger at the school board over that strike which is now in its eighth day. the two sides are returning to the bargaining table after the board meeting. tossed around 1:30 a.m.. we'll tell you what the vatican is now backtracking for all the distinctions they've earned in life there's a higher standard of home care.
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fighters in the syrian city say they are holding militants back for now. coalition warplanes bombarded six more targets today. today's air strikes are on top of another 21 airstrikes carried out yesterday. fighters are trying to prevent prices from taking over the border crossing into turkey. if that happens then the battle is over. >> authorities are trying to find of was responsible for today's deadly
bombing in baghdad. 25 people were killed and 60 others were wounded when a suicide car bomb went off. officials say a former deputy interior minister is among the dead. the money was a central issue that is interestinthat the sentencing hearing. >> the former olympic runner could also get probation. on day three of the hearing a probation officer revealed a sent hiher parents' money. they plan to repay. neither of them planned to testify at the hearing. more than four months after the sergeant was released by the taliban. future is still in limbo. going to counseling and could not return to active duty. an
investigation into whether or not he was captured or deserted his unit is still making its way up the chain of command. performing in the administrative duties. he is not communicating with his parents but that a face-to-face reunion is still not occurring. >> vatican has pack tracking. the preliminary report was released by a council of 200 church leaders. many conservative catholics complained saying it waters down church teachings. officials now say their report is a working document. the prepared for a larger gathering. since becoming head of the church has preached reconciliation and tolerance towards gay people. u.s. supreme court orders texas not to enforce a controversial law. center for reproductive rights is challenging a lot thaa law
>> whether the laws and a restriction should be delayed while the legal battle continues. texas lawmakers say the regulations would improve patient care and safety. >> the family of imam ali is denying a claim that he is near death. his older brother's parkinsons' disease had gotten so bad that he is in dire health. a family spokesperson says that most lucid in the morning. vocal skills weekend as the day progresses. they say for a 72 year-old man with parkinson's he is quite strong. has given his blessing to the new biographical movie i am ali. he is not strong enough to attend last week's hollywood premiere. the white house will reportedly begin looking for a new attorney general. announced last month that he is stepping down. says he will
remain in office until a successor is confirmed. held a job for six years. labor secretary and former home and security secretary. >> first lady michelle obama is known for promoting healthy eating. >> the first lady dances. a brief parody of the song turned down for what. it actually started when president obama and impersonator of the president went on twitter and asked how many calories do you burn every time you turn up? >> the venture goes mobile was a new mobile ticketing application the most dangerous intersections in chicago.
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offset that decline. they are america's largest generation. born between 1983 and 2000. on public transportation. a study indicates the recent weak economy has pushed them away from cars. sends a message to policy makers. toyota is recalling more than 1.7 million vehicles from around the globe. and voluntary move to address defects. about 400,000 lexus models will be recalled. most of the cars affected and japan and overseas. taylor is recalling more than
a million vehicles. the company says they are not aware of any crashes are injuries. >> >> phyllis and near stores have been kicking off the christmas shopping season earlier and earlier. moved up the opening time from midnight to 8:00 p.m.. the majority of the thanksgiving day shifts have been filled by voluntary employees. >> cta matra and pace announced a mobile application for the new venture system. the application will allow rutgers to pay for fares. users can lower the value and passes on their venture card and check their balance.
2015 customers will be able to pay with a touch of their phone. free application is set to launch next year. some of chicago's busiest intersections are also the most dangerous. the group that promotes biking walking in public transportation wants to fix that. the alliance is the intersection of milwaukee norton damon evidence had the highest number of crashes in the city involving pedestrians and bicyclists. those numbers come from a period of 2006-2012. accidents can be cut by improving crosswalk markings and adding countdown signals. other dangerous intersections include cicero and chicago. >> university of illinois changing the admission process. currently they have to the commission. . many students have decided on the other schools by that point. 42 percent of illinois students decided to attend.
that is a record low. next year the college will have 1 application deadline on december 1st and one notification date. >> math scores and almost every grade showed improvement on the 2014 illinois state exam. last spring's exams were considered the toughest ever for grade school students. performance in math was up. 55-5464 past. the state will launch a new set of exams later the school year. >> there's a warning for chicago dog owners. a life- threatening bacterial infection is striking pets. live music from composer and drummer glenn composer and drummer glenn
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how much more of this do we have to endure? >> it is going to be cloudy tomorrow morning. maybe some sprinkles. this is been a long week. clouds and fog and drizzle. we're going to see that off and on during the day today. some of the showers may be a little bit more moderate. it is not a pretty picture. >> aliva live
picture of michigan avenue. we still have fog report it and a number of locations around the area. >> shows that it is still hanging on the area of low pressure over the midwest. >> and through what you can see moderate to perhaps even heavy showers. they will continue to the afternoon into this evening. that is precipitation is now hitting the mid- atlantic states. our forecast models holding out some hope. i will believe it when i see it. clouds will fill back in the overnight. by tomorrow morning we expect to see plenty of breaks in the clouds. as we go into the weekend
partly cloudy skies. those temperatures actually occurring in the predawn hours. look at this. this area of cooler air will be hanging around. we're not going to see any impact for a while. temperatures expected to be even cooler. 93 percent humidity. we have visibility down to about 8 mi.. all over the place. temperatures in the upper 40's and '50's notice midway airport at the moment at 54. the wind coming out of the north with some also wind speed between 5-14 mi. per hour. i mentioned of his abilities. some
thin fogged up towards the western suburbs. that will be with us all day today. here is the air mass. with time it does push off to the east. some cooler air built-in behind it. maybe pro long stretch of temperatures in the '50s. >> it allows this saturation of the air. although with breezy conditions. for the most part we can expect the fall to be with us. to a low temperature her high temperature of 56. tonight a low
temperature of 52. lingering showers this evening. cooler temperatures and gusty breezes. as we go into thursday mostly cloudy a little bit of early drizzle. high- temperature in the '60s. >> temperature about 62 degrees or so. mostly sunny skies. that looks like a very nice day. we'll see temperatures back in the '50s. we will talk about that during the update. what is on the back of the $2 bill? >>
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